Knowledge Identifier: +Barbra_Streisand
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1942.
Countries: United States (66%), United Kingdom (8%), (5%)
Linked to: Columbia Records, American Film Institute, Democratic Party, Erasmus Hall High School
Sydney Chaplin (actor) - In 1957 he won Tony *award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical for "Bells Are Ringing", opposite Judy Holliday, and received a Tony nomination for his performance as Nicky Arnstein, the gambling first husband of Fanny Brice, opposite Barbra Streisand, in the Broadway musical "Funny Girl" in 1964
Peter Matz - In the early 1960s, Matz began working with Barbra Streisand on her first album, which won several Grammy *awards and brought her stardom
Her first album, "The Barbra Streisand Album", won two Grammy awards in 1963
Lawrence Kasha - He returned to Broadway to share a producing credit with Hal Prince for "She Loves Me" in 1963, the following year directed "Bajour" and worked as associate director on "Funny Girl", which he directed in the West End when Barbra Streisand took the show to London in 1966, the same year he helmed "Show Boat" at the New York State Theater in Lincoln Center
Cry Me a River - Subsequent recordings include a version by Barbra Streisand on her 1963 debut album as the opening track of Side 1
Streisand returned to Broadway in 1964 with an acclaimed performance as entertainer Fanny Brice in "Funny Girl" at the Winter Garden Theatre
Richard Lewine - Lewine produced the Young People's Concerts telecasts on CBS and, in 1965, won an Emmy Award for producing the television special "My Name Is Barbra" starring Barbra Streisand
" In 1966, she repeated her success with "Funny Girl" in London's West End at the Prince of Wales Theatre
Stella Moray - In 1966 her career faltered when a production of "Funny Girl", starring Barbra Streisand and in which she appeared as "Mrs
Streisand won the 1968 Academy award for Best Actress for the role, sharing it with Katharine Hepburn , the only time there has been a tie in this Oscar category
Yentl (film) - After reading Isaac Singer's story "Yentl: The Yeshiva Boy" in 1968, Barbra Streisand sought to make it her next film after her completion of the successful film Funny Girl
Laura Nyro - Between 1968 and 1970, a number of artists had hits with her songs: The 5th Dimension with "Blowing Away", "Wedding Bell Blues", "Stoned Soul Picnic", "Sweet Blindness", "Save The Country" and "Black Patch"; Blood, Sweat & Tears and Peter, Paul & Mary with "And When I Die"; Three Dog Night and Maynard Ferguson with "Eli's Comin'"; and Barbra Streisand with "Stoney End", "Time and Love", and "Hands off the Man "
Herbert Ross - In 1968, Ross worked with Barbra Streisand as choreographer and director of musical numbers for the film "Funny Girl"
Arnold Scaasi - In 1968, he caught the eye of a worldwide audience when Barbra Streisand wore his sheer overblouse and pants ensemble to collect her Academy *award for "Funny Girl"
Fanny Brice - Thirteen years after her death, she was portrayed on the Broadway stage by Barbra Streisand in the musical" Funny Girl" and its 1968 film adaptation
Funny Girl (film) - When Barbra Streisand appeared in "Funny Girl" in 1968, for the first time, a Jewish woman was on screen with Jewish features, a Jewish name and Jewish mannerisms
Louis Armstrong - In 1969, Armstrong had a cameo role in the film version of Hello, Dolly/ as the bandleader, Louis, to which he sang the title song with actress Barbra Streisand.
Arnold Scaasi - The MFA's Scaasi collection includes the famous sequined pants outfit that was worn by Barbra Streisand in 1969 when she won the Oscar for the movie "Funny Girl", along with stage costumes worn in her early concerts, a fur ensemble worn on her famous trip to Canada in 1970, and costumes worn in "On a Clear Day"
Warner Bros. - Although movie audiences had shrunk, Warner's new management believed in the drawing power of stars, signing co-production deals with several of the biggest names of the day, among them Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Barbra Streisand, and Clint Eastwood, carrying the studio successfully through the 1970s and 1980s
John Le Mesurier - In 1970 Le Mesurier appeared in Ralph Thomas's "Doctor in Trouble" as the Purser; he made an appearance in Vincente Minnelli's "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever", a romantic fantasy musical with a screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner adapted from his book for the 1965 stage production of the same name, featuring Barbra Streisand in the main role
Molly Picon - In the 1970s, she was featured as a madam named Mrs. Cherry in "For Pete's Sake", starring Barbra Streisand
June Millington - During this period June and the other members of Fanny worked as session musicians, most notably on Barbra Streisand's 1971 album "Barbra Joan Streisand"
Marcia Mae Jones - Her last major role was in the Barbra Streisand film "The Way We Were" in 1973
Elvis Presley - In 1974, Barbra Streisand approached Presley to star with her in the remake of $A_Star_is_Born (A_Star_Is_Born_(1976_film)).
Jon Peters - Peters first gained national prominence when he began dating superstar singer and actress Barbra Streisand after designing the short wig Barbra wore for the 1974 comedy "For Pete's Sake"
Maurice White - White has produced for Ramsey Lewis on 1974 's Sun Goddess, 1976's Salongo and 1993's Sky Islands, Jennifer Holliday on her 1983 release Feel My Soul, Barbra Streisand on her 1984 platinum album Emotion, Atlantic Starr on their platinum 1986 album "All in the Name of Love" and Neil Diamond on his 1986 gold album Headed for the Future
Venetta Fields - Fields and King appeared as Barbra Streisand's backing singers in the 1976 film "A Star Is Born"
A Star Is Born (1976 film) - "'A Star Is Born"' is a 1976 American rock music musical film telling the story of a young woman, played by Barbra Streisand who enters show business, and meets and falls in love with an established male star, played by Kris Kristofferson, only to find her career ascending while his goes into decline
Kim Carnes - One selection, "Love Comes from Unexpected Places", won Best Composition at the 1977 American Song Festival and gained additional notice after it was recorded by Barbra Streisand on her 1977 album "Streisand Superman
Billy Joel - The album featured the song "New York State of Mind", a bluesy, jazzy epic that has become one of Joel's signature songs, and which was later covered by fellow Columbia labelmates Barbra Streisand, on her 1977 Streisand Superman album, and as a duet with Tony Bennett, on his 2001 Playing with My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues album.
Paul O'Grady - His debut was on the afternoon of Saturday 7 October 1978, at a pub called the Black Cap, where he mimed the words to the Barbra Streisand song "Nobody Makes a Pass at Me" from the show "Pins and Needles"
Bill Porter (sound engineer) - As a freelance engineer, he continued to work recording dates with famous artists including Barbra Streisand, Diana_Ross and Sammy Davis Jr. By 1980, he had served as engineer on more than 7,000 recordings
Yentl (film) - Orion Pictures made the announcement that it had agreed to produce Yentl as Barbra Streisand's directoral debut in the late summer of 1980
Richard Page (musician) - Page performed backing vocals on Peter Allen's 1980 album "Bi-Coastal" as well as on Barbra Streisand's 1985 recording of "I Know Him So Well" for "The Broadway Album"
Liz McClarnon - She released her first solo single, a cover of Barbra Streisand's 1980 hit "Woman in Love", on 13 February 2006
Allan Corduner - One of his first film roles was in "Yentl" in 1982, with Barbra Streisand
After years of largely ignoring Broadway and traditional pop music in favor of more contemporary material, Streisand returned to her musical-theater roots with 1985's "The Broadway Album", which was unexpectedly successful, holding the coveted No. 1 Billboard position for three straight weeks, and being certified quadruple platinum
Nehemiah Persoff - In the film "Yentl" Persoff portrayed Barbra Streisand's character's father, the 1988 film "Twins" and the "American Tail" as Papa Mousekewitz
Don Johnson - Johnson next had a relationship with Barbra Streisand, lasting into at least September 1988
Kirk Whalum - The 1990s brought Whalum a diverse series of session and touring jobs, working with artists like Whitney Houston, Willie Norwood, Babyface, Nancy Wilson, Yolanda Adams, Take 6, BeBe & CeCe Winans, Barbra Streisand, Kirk Franklin, Edwin Hawkins, Quincy Jones, Kevin Mahogany, Al Green, and Luther Vandross
Bruce Jackson (audio engineer) - Jackson was working as an entrepreneur in digital audio electronics in 1993 when Barbra Streisand's producer asked him to mix her first concert tour in decades
In the 1996 comedy "The Associate", Whoopi Goldberg plays a business woman, Laurel Ayers, who creates a business associate, Robert S. Cutty, who is said to have known and dated Streisand
James Brolin - In 1996, Brolin met singer, actress, and director Barbra Streisand through a friend, and the two were married on July 1, 1998
The Mirror Has Two Faces - "'The Mirror Has Two Faces"' is a 1996 American romantic comedy-drama film produced and directed by Barbra Streisand, who stars
Aspergum - For example, in her 1997 book "Streisand", Academy Award-winning American singer Barbra Streisand relates a story of how she filled in the gap caused by the removal of two front teeth with Aspergum when she began her career
Taku Takahashi - Sending a demo tape of this group into Artimage management led Takahashi to meet Masaji Asakawa from the DJ group GTS. Takahashi began producing music full-time, and in 1998 recorded a cover of Barbra Streisand's "The Way We Were" with Verbal, when he returned to Japan for winter break
Dana International - In 1999, Dana released "Woman In Love", a Barbra Streisand cover, but it was not the hit that "Diva" had been
Varian Fry - Fry's story was told in dramatic form on film in 2001 when Barbra Streisand co-produced the made-for-television motion picture, "://us
Jennifer O'Neill - She stated in a published 2002 interview that her agent had to fight to even get a reading for the part, since the role had been cast for an "older woman" to a "coming of age" 15-year-old boy, and the director was only considering actresses over the age of thirty, Barbra Streisand being at the top of the list
Daniel Stern's 2003 Off-Broadway play "Barbra's Wedding" was set against the backdrop of Streisand's 1998 wedding to James Brolin
In 2005, Streisand's Barwood Films, Gary Smith, and Sonny Murray purchased the rights to Simon Mawer's book "Mendel's Dwarf"
A collection of performances culled from different stops on this tour, "Live in Concert 2006", debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard 200, making it Streisand's 29th Top 10 album
Jennifer Coolidge - She appeared in the 2006 film "Date Movie" as a spoof of Barbra Streisand's "Meet the Fockers" character
Streisand is a supporter of gay rights, and in 2008 helped raise funds in an unsuccessful attempt to defeat Proposition 8 in California
Diana Krall - Krall produced Barbra Streisand's album "Love Is the Answer", released on September 29, 2009
In 2011, she sang "Somewhere" from the Broadway musical "West Side Story", with child prodigy Jackie Evancho, on Evancho's album Dream With Me
It is a one-man show starring Michael Urie that premiered at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in April 2013
In September 2014, she will release Partners, a new album of duets that features collaborations with Elvis Presley, Andrea Bocelli and Michael Bublé
Beth Porter - This was followed in 2014 by a collection of her original scripts and screenplays under the umbrella title Drama Queen, and in April 2016 of her autobiography entitled WALKING ON MY HANDS: how I learned to take responsibility for my life with the help of Woody Allen, Barbra Streisand, Greta Garbo, Harvey Milk, Idi Amin, Guy The Gorilla, and Frank Sinatra, among others
In April 2016, it was reported that Streisand was in advanced negotiations to star in and produce the film, which will be directed by Barry Levinson and distributed STX Entertainment
In March 2019, Streisand apologized for her controversial statements about Michael Jackson's accusers